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  • Building great supply chain partnerships

    12 May 2016

    Developing trusted partnerships with your key partners can unlock countless benefits, from working on strategic projects to gaining greater insight to improving survey scores, for example on the Advantage Group’s 360° reporting. In addition to this, where existing partnerships are involved there is...

  • Four skills for modern supply chain professionals

    17 March 2016

    Supply chains have become more complex; the job is no longer just about being able to deal with facts and figures. A great supply chain professional needs a wealth of softer and broader skills.

  • The convenience supply chain conundrum

    16 February 2016

    In 2015 the Co-operative invited IGD to facilitate a supply chain project, bringing together a number of suppliers to reinvigorate the convenience store supply chain model. Find out more about the project and what was learnt in this case study by Business Analyst Laura John.

  • Four routes to leaner, meaner supply chain employees

    14 January 2016

    As it becomes clear that the skills needed in supply chain now go beyond the traditional procurement, planning, manufacturing, logistics and account management, IGD Supply Chain Insight Manager Alex Edge looks at four simple ways to improve your teams.

  • The supply chain skills that Santa and his elves need to get the job done

    26 November 2015

    How can modern supply chain disciplines help Father Christmas ensure he makes his all-important deliveries on Christmas Eve?

  • Developing supply chain talent through experiences

    28 October 2015

    As ECR Horizons celebrates a successful first year, IGD Business Analyst Laura John looks at what the ECR Horizons scheme is, and how it’s helping to develop supply chain talent for the future.

  • Helping to achieve your supply chain vision

    30 March 2015

    Last year IGD facilitated Müller Dairy’s Supply Chain Away Day. Across the day IGD and Müller worked on setting a new supply chain vision and defining best in class behaviours through exercises and team work.

  • ECR UK to re-double mentoring programme in 2015

    23 February 2015

    ECR UK’s Developing Supply Chain Talent workgroup will re-double its mentoring partnerships in 2015 to include 140 participants, building on the on-going success of the industry working group.




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